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Janet Fox Petersen


Jan Fox Petersen

Trainer, Restorative Schools Initiative


Janet Fox Petersen is a school psychologist for West High School in Wichita, Kansas. She has practiced school psychology at all levels, including early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school. Jan is a trained mediator and certified facilitator for restorative practices. She is working on initiatives to increase positive school climate, provide alternatives to expulsions and suspensions, and increase school engagement. She has facilitated formal and informal restorative conferences and utilized circles in classrooms and with groups of students to resolve problems peaceably. She has taught classes at Wichita State University and published work in honoring diversity and underrepresented voices in society. Jan received her undergraduate degree in Family & Child development at Kansas State University. She received her master degree in Educational Psychology and specialist degree in School Psychology at Wichita State University. She also received her doctorate in Educational Leadership at Wichita State University.